Has Russia overtaken the #1 spot in World Hockey?
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11-27-2012, 11:34 AM
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Well, they could pull off an elimination game upset for sure, at any level, but I think most would still consider it an "upset". Many years. At the Olympics the margins become smaller because those countries can indeed put together a 20-player team to compete with anybody. But the depth might not be the same to put them in the same category at all the other levels too as consistently as the other 4 countries I mentioned.
Well, would you say that Finland has been upsetting for two straight olympics now? 2006 silver, and arguably the most dominant team throughout the tournament ( apart from final :/ ), 2010 bronze, solid effort apart from that colossal meltdown in semifinals.
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